The core purpose of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) reads:
That PFEW agrees that, in fulfilling its statutory responsibilities for the welfare and efficiency of its members, the Federation at all levels will:
ensure that its members are fully informed and that there is the highest degree of transparency in decision-making and use of resources; maintain exemplary standards of conduct, integrity and professionalism;
act in the interests of the members and the public, seeking to build public confidence in the police service and accepting public accountability for its use of public money;
work together within the Federation and in partnership with others in the policing world to achieve its goals.